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Corrective action required for HeartMate 3 left ventricular assist device.- Abbott.

Abbott is communicating to physicians about a field corrective action related to the HeartMate 3 Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD)....

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FDA approves Lucemyra to mitigate opioid withdrawal symptoms.- US WorldMeds

US WorldMeds announced that the FDA approved Lucemyra (lofexidine) for mitigation of opioid withdrawal symptoms to facilitate abrupt opioid discontinuation...

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Phase III study of CAM 2038 in opioid use disorder published in JAMA Internal Medicine.- Braeburn.

Braeburn announced that the results from its Phase III study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of CAM 2038 (buprenorphine)...

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Hyperammonaemia

Hyperammonaemia

Hyperammonaemia can result in serious neurological damage or death. Could you recognise the signs and symptoms?

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Breakthrough Cancer Pain Learning Zone

Breakthrough Cancer Pain Learning Zone

Watch video highlights from the BeCOn OWN 2017 event, including expert opinion, patient experience and panel discussions in the Breakthrough Cancer Pain Learning Zone.

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Refine your knowledge of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) with information on pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment options and more

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Guidelines

2018 ESC Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of syncope

The document aims to be patient-orientated and focused on therapy, and to reduce the risk of recurrence and the life-threatening consequences of syncope recurrence.

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Guidelines on Urological Trauma

The European Association of Urology (EAU) Guidelines Group for Urological Trauma prepared these guidelines in order to assist medical professionals in the management of urological trauma in adults.

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Consent in Adults, Adolescents and Children in Emergency Departments

This guideline offers guidance for clinicians working in Emergency Departments in the United Kingdom about obtaining consent. The guideline is mainly written for clinicians working in England and Scotland.

Added 4 years ago

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Journal articles

Optimal pharmacological therapy in ST-elevation myocardial infarction-a review : A review of antithrombotic therapies in STEMI.

Antithrombotic therapy is an essential component in the optimisation of clinical outcomes in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention.

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Effects of levosimendan on mortality in patients with septic shock: systematic review with meta-analysis and trial sequential analysis.

Several studies have investigated a survival benefit for levosimendan treatment in patients with septic shock.

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Inotropic agents and vasodilator strategies for the treatment of cardiogenic shock or low cardiac output syndrome.

Cardiogenic shock (CS) and low cardiac output syndrome (LCOS) as complications of acute myocardial infarction (AMI), heart failure (HF) or cardiac surgery are life-threatening conditions.

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Clinical trials

Comparing Regional Anaesthesia to Systemic Analgesia to Decrease Post-Operative Delirium in Acute Hip Fracture Surgery (RASAPOD)

Post-operative delirium is common after hip fracture surgery and is associated with increased length of hospital stay, delayed recovery and...

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Comparison of Pre- and Post-discharge Initiation of LCZ696 Therapy in HFrEF Patients After an Acute Decompensation Event (TRANSITION)

To explore two modalities of treatment initiation (Pre-discharge, and Post-discharge) with LCZ696 in HFrEF patients following stabilization after an ADHF...

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ShenFu Injection for Myocardial Protection in Patients With Acute ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (SF-STEMI)

The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether perioperative use of Shenfu Injection could reduce myocardial injury (enzymatic infarct...

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Blog Posts

Alex Keen

ISICEM 2018 – The Sepsis Six and BUFALO

Posted 2 months ago

At nearly 30 million annual cases and 6 million deaths globally, sepsis is one of the world’s biggest killers. The Sepsis Six and BUFALO aim to speed up the time from sepsis diagnosis to effective treatment by using 6 simple steps, with the aim to improve outcomes across the globe. 

Laura Quittenden

What is AF or Atrial Fibrillation?

Posted 6 months ago

This week, from the 20th to the 26th November it is Global AF Awareness Week. Here we explore Atrial Fibrillation (also called AF or AFib), the most common heart rhythm disorder that can lead to stroke, blood clots, heart failure and other heart-related complications. Over 1 million people have been diagnosed with AF in the UK alone.  

Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

Posted 2 years ago

You shouldn't judge a book by its cover. That much is true, but it's also common sense not to judge a book by measuring the whiteness of its pages, or the amount of hamsters you can place on it. So why do we measure the fabulous NHS with nonsense metrics?

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Dermatological emergencies in children

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Breaking bad news: a how to do it guide

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